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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie These ghostly photos show the buildings the Celtic Tiger abandoned Fallout

These ghostly photos show the buildings the Celtic Tiger abandoned

The changing face of Ireland’s landscape.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring! Irish Culture

Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring!

Today, the 1st of February, is the first day of (Irish) springtime. Celebrate with some traditional festive foods of the season.

From TheJournal.ie For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that’s travelled around the globe Out Of Service

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that’s travelled around the globe

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# ireland - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen Look Familiar?

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# ireland - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These are Ireland’s 10 favourite poems A Poem For Ireland

These are Ireland’s 10 favourite poems

And we still have to choose the best one of them…

From TheJournal.ie Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

From The Daily Edge Need cash? This app tells you where your nearest ATM is in Ireland MOMONEY

Need cash? This app tells you where your nearest ATM is in Ireland

This could be SO handy to have in your pocket.

From TheJournal.ie Female students are now drinking more than male students UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone In The Red

Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone

CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.

Sean O’Brien: ‘I’m not going to go out like Tarzan and run around like a headless chicken’

Ireland’s powerful openside is patiently following the road to recovery, so probably won’t be travelling to Rome for the Six Nations opener.

Wolfhounds relieved to have ‘X-factor’ of returning O’Brien on their side

The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.

# ireland - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week John Sweeney

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week

The two-day event will take place in Temple Bar’s Filmbase.

From TheJournal.ie This woman will be the face of Irish fiction for the next three years Way With Words

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England’s Slammin’ Sam

The Munster man wears 13 for the Wolfhounds in tomorrow evening’s clash with the England Saxons.

Schmidt challenges Wolfhounds to force his hand for Six Nations opener

Ireland management insist players can put their hands up to face Italy in tomorrow night’s clash with the Saxons.

No Cipriani, but Burgess and Ashton to start for powerful England Saxons XV

Coach Joe Callard says his squad is one of the strongest Saxons sides ever assembled.

Open Thread: Who would you like to see get a run with the Wolfhounds tomorrow night?

The team-sheets will be unveiled today for the ‘A’ international in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Some Leaving Cert students don’t get Child Benefit – because of their age Kids And Money

Schmidt errs towards caution with Sexton after concussion issues

Meanwhile, the Ireland head coach is pleased with Luke Fitzgerald’s recent form.

# ireland - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Joe Schmidt isn’t buying into Ireland’s status as Six Nations favourites

The Kiwi head coach prefers to focus on elements that are ‘tangibly going to add value to what your performance is.’

Schmidt hopeful that O’Brien will be ‘involved in first half’ of Six Nations

There was positive news on Conor Murray too, with the Ireland coach ‘quietly confident’ the scrum-half will play against Italy.

From Business ETC Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B Road Trip

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# ireland - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain

The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.

From TheJournal.ie The number of people applying for asylum in Ireland last year more than doubled Ireland

The number of people applying for asylum in Ireland last year more than doubled

The Department of Justice said this was a reversal of recent trends.

Sexton ‘fit and fresh’ to face France after 3 months out, Murray still awaiting neck scan

Sexton ‘fit and fresh’ to face France after 3 months out, Murray still awaiting neck scan

The Racing Metro out-half is still over a week away from resuming contact training.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland Heh Heh

12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland

We are a nation of sarcastic bollixes.

From Business ETC Ireland is the third most expensive place in Europe for a night out Mine's A Pint

Ireland is the third most expensive place in Europe for a night out

Tell us something we don’t know, right?

From Business ETC Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries No Place Like Home

Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries

Morgan McKinley anticipate salary increases of 5% – 10% for specialist positions in a range of sectors.

# ireland - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

Scrum-half worry for Ireland as Murray set for further scan, Reddan strains ligaments

Lock Dave Foley will also see a surgeon about his wrist this week.

# ireland - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Win, lose or draw, the Irish netball team are gaining admirers home and abroad

The side recently competed in the Nations Cup in Singapore.

‘Winning is not our primary focus’ – Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# ireland - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland is great … it has never tried to invade or enslave another country’ New Citizens This post contains images

‘Ireland is great … it has never tried to invade or enslave another country’

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald was speaking about the country’s merits at a citizenship ceremony today.

From TheJournal.ie Four people dead from the flu this season Sick

Four people dead from the flu this season

The latest report from the HSPC found that flu positivity decreased slightly this week.

From TheJournal.ie A community is taking to the streets today to stop its local bank from closing Rural Ireland

A community is taking to the streets today to stop its local bank from closing

Ulster Bank announced last year that it would close 14 of its branches in the Republic.

# ireland - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years Davos

Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years

Ireland has learnt a ‘difficult lesson’ from the financial crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people love New Zealand… almost 20,000 have moved there Home Away From Home

Irish people love New Zealand… almost 20,000 have moved there

A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.

# ireland - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was…. Drink Up

And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was….

The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.

# ireland - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Healy and O’Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won’t face Wasps

However, Leinster say they hope to have them in harness when the Dragons visit in mid February.

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